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GMC Canyon Regular Cab

GMC Canyon Regular Cab

About GMC Canyon Regular Cab

With the demise of the Ford Ranger, the 2012 GMC Canyon pickup truck (and its sister vehicle, the Chevrolet Colorado) are the sole domestic occupants of the compact-pickup market. And, while at first glance competing with the two biggest names in the Japanese auto industry (Toyota and Nissan) may seem a daunting task, the 2012 GMC Canyon actually has some attractive prospects. The GMC Canyon pickup truck's 4-cylinder engine has significantly more horsepower and torque than the 4-cylinder engines of the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier, and unlike the Nissan Frontier, the Canyon offers a regular-cab model. You can also opt for a V8 engine, something neither the Tacoma nor Frontier provides. And, while it's true that the 2012 GMC Canyon pickup is not as wide as its competition, it can still do most jobs required of a compact pickup for a lot less money.

2012 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2012?
2012 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

For 2012, GMC adds improved Bluetooth connectivity to the Canyon's option list, while a sliding rear window becomes standard on the SLE-2 4WD Extended Cab model. All 4WD and Crew Cab models gain an automatic locking rear differential.

2011 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2011?
2011 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

For 2011, the Canyon gains available Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, redesigned front seat head restraints and OnStar 9.0 with six-months of Directions and Connections service.

2010 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2010?
2010 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

For 2010, head curtain airbags are now standard on all models, the optional 5.3-liter V8 gains variable valve timing and the ZQ8 Sport Suspension package is now available on two-wheel drive Extended Cab and Crew Cab SL1 models.

2009 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2009?
2009 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

A host of new equipment includes revised wheels, more standard equipment on SLT and Work Truck trims and an improved Z71 package. Enhanced safety features include standard StabiliTrak stability control and a new braking system. A 5.3-liter V8 can now be ordered on both Extended and Crew Cab models and the sport-oriented ZQ8 suspension package is revived for 2009.

2008 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2008?
2008 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

OnStar with the Directions and Connections plan is standard on all but the base SL trim level, and halogen fog lights are standard across the entire line.

2007 GMC Canyon Regular Cab
What's new for 2007?
2007 GMC Canyon Regular Cab

The Canyon gets two new engines: a 2.9-liter four-cylinder and a 3.7-liter five-cylinder. Also new is a standard tire pressure monitoring system.

Consumer Reviews

Its OK

By on Monday, November 3, 2008

10 4.0
overall rating 4 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
4/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
7/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
6/10
Comfort
5/10

"It's been an ok vehicle, it does have some noises since day one and I did take it back to maintenance but it did not help at all. Plus my right signal light and headlight have been a problem after about 6 months that I bought this truck and I bought it new. also when it rains water comes in the back of the cab and the maintenance team said the they were not responsible my extended warranty did not cover that. So the only thing about the deal was the 0% finance. But I will not go back to buy another Cayon."

5 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Great Truck

By on Saturday, December 20, 2008

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

"Had this baby for 1 year and half now put 22000 miles on her. I love this truck more stock power than any other mid size truck! Overcomes anything. Unstoppable. Just wish the back seats had a little more room."

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

too many problems

By on Friday, October 24, 2008

10 3.0
overall rating 3 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
3/10
Value
4/10
Reliability
2/10
Quality
2/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
4/10

"this thing has been in the shop 5 times in 10 months.exhaust system twice,torque converter,catalytic converter,loose wire to transmission, & numerous bolts & brackets coming loose.the folks at the rental car agency know me well"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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